10 candidates compete in Fort Worth City Council District 7 election

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Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 1. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 1. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Ten candidates are racing for the District 7 seat on the Fort Worth City Council in the May 1 election. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Incumbent Dennis Shingleton is not seeking re-election. The 10 candidates seeking the vacant spot are Joseph Lockhart Jr., Lee Henderson, Zeb Pent, Irvin (Tee) Thomas, Connie Cottrell, Morris Curlee Jr., Leonard Firestone, Michele Stephens McNill, Jake Wurman and Miguel Zamora.


If no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote, the top two vote-getters will head to a runoff on June 5.

Tarrant County voters may cast their ballots at any vote center in the county on election day, but Denton County voters must cast ballots at their assigned precinct. For a list of polling places, click here for Tarrant County or here for Denton County.

For the latest results on this and other races after the polls close, visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results.
By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.